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Drawings by Alexander Calder


UPON a very great fall of rain, the current carry’d away a huge heap of apples, together with a dunghill that lay in the water-course. They floated a good while together like brethren and companions; and as they went thus dancing down the stream, the horse-turds would be every foot crying out still, Alack a day! How we apples swim!

THE MORAL OF THE FABLE ABOVE: Every thing would be thought greater in the world then it is, and the root of it is this, that it first thinks it self so.


Aesop. “Apples and Horse-Turds” Fables Of Aesop According to Sir Roger L’estrange With Fifty Drawings By Alexander Calder. New York: Dover Publications, Inc, 1967. 106 Print.



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